Nieuws Internationaal

  • It’s Carlsen-Sarana, Firouzja-Erigaisi, So-Mamedov and Gukesh-Nakamura on Monday in the Airthings Masters, the 1st event on the 2023 Champions Chess Tour. Gukesh starred in the gruelling 8-hour 140-player Play-In to finish 1st by a full point and then beat Vladimir Kramnik 2:0 in a match. The greatest drama came as Rauf Mamedov took down Ian […]
  • Alexandra Kosteniuk, Tan Zhongyi, Elisabeth Paehtz and Nana Dzagnidze got off to a perfect start with wins as the second leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix kicked off in Munich, Germany on Thursday. One of the draws was not without controversy.
  • Ian Nepomniachtchi is up to a career high world no. 2 on the February 2023 FIDE rating list after his World Championship opponent Ding Liren dropped 23 rating points to world no. 3. Tata Steel Masters winner Anish Giri climbed to world no. 5, while Nodirbek Abdusattorov is 2nd only to Alireza Firouzja among the […]
  • Anish Giri, five times the runner-up in Wijk aan Zee, has won the 85th edition of Tata Steel Chess after pouncing on a blunder by Richard Rapport while Jorden van Foreest took down long-term leader Nodirbek Abdusattorov. Magnus Carlsen beat Arjun Erigaisi on demand to catch Nodirbek in a tie for 2nd place, while Wesley […]
  • Nodirbek Abdusattorov is a draw against Jorden van Foreest away from at least a playoff for the Tata Steel Masters title after he drew against Wesley So in Round 12. Anish Giri, who could have caught him, survived by the skin of his teeth against Jorden, while Magnus Carlsen called his missed win against Praggnanandhaa […]
  • Praggnanandhaa surprised Parham Maghsoodloo on move 8 of the Najdorf but still slumped to a 3rd defeat in four games. That was the only decisive game in Round 11 of the Tata Steel Masters, as Nodirbek Abdusattorov kept the lead after Anish Giri mixed up his preparation, while Magnus Carlsen couldn’t quite squeeze out a […]
  • Magnus Carlsen beat Parham Maghsoodloo in Round 10 of the Tata Steel Masters to pick up a 3rd win in four games and move within a point of 18-year-old leader Nodirbek Abdusattorov with three rounds to go. Gukesh made it two wins in a row after a wild clash with Praggnanandhaa, while Vincent Keymer let […]
  • Anish Giri has now beaten both world no. 1 Magnus Carlsen and world no. 2 Ding Liren in the 2023 Tata Steel Masters after winning a rollercoaster game against the Chinese star in Round 9. That almost gave him a share of the lead, but Nodirbek Abdusattorov survived a lost rook endgame against Vincent Keymer. […]
  • Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So play the Airthings Masters from February 6 till 10, as the all-new $2 million Champions Chess Tour begins. The remaining six places in the top group are open to any grandmaster, with the players battling it out on Chess.com on February 3. The Tour season will culminate in December with […]
  • Magnus Carlsen is suddenly right back in contention for the Tata Steel Masters title after defeating his great rival Fabiano Caruana in a game that was all but decided by move 22. Nodirbek Abdusattorov kept his 1-point lead with a draw, as the other wins were for players who had been struggling. Richard Rapport, Jorden […]